Compiled from the following sources:

Special biographic research
Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2002-2006

Who's Who, Current Chinese Leaders
Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2003-2005

Zhongguo Gongchandang Lijie Zhongyang Weiyuan Dacidian, 1921-2003
Beijing: Zhonggong dangshi chubanshe 2004

People's Daily Online


XINHUA Online (China View)


Revision History:

Biography Revised: 3/19/2013
Career Data Updated: 3/19/2013

PHOTO: Dai Bingguo
Dai Bingguo 戴秉国
Former Member of the 17th CPC Central Committee, Former State Councilor of State Council
Born: 1941

Biography

Dai Bingguo, male, Tujia nationality, is a native of Yingjiang, Guizhou Province. He was born in 1941, joined the CPC in 1973, and attended the Foreign Affairs College.

Dai Bingguo held leading posts in the Department of Soviet Union and East European Affairs, eventually becoming its Director. He then served as ambassador to Hungary, and in the mid-1990s he became deputy foreign minister.

Dai Bingguo was a member of the 16th and 17th CPC Central Committees. He served as State Councilor of State Council from 2008 to 2013.

Career Data

2008—2013 State Councilor, State Council
2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee
2003—2007 Deputy Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
2003—2007 Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs CPC, Party Committee
2002—2007 Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee
1997—2002 Member, 15th CPC, Central Committee
1997—2003 Head, CPC, Central Committee, International Liaison Department
1995—1997 Deputy Head, CPC, Central Committee, International Liaison Department
1993—1995 Deputy Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1991—1993 Assistant Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1989—1991 Ambassador, Chinese Embassy Hungary, Budapest
1986—1989 Director, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Soviet Union and East European Affairs Department
1985—1986 Deputy Director, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Soviet Union and East European Affairs Department
1973 Joined, CPC
1973—1985 Deputy Division Chief, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Soviet Union and East European Affairs Department
1973—1985 Division Chief, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Soviet Union and East European Affairs Department
1969—1973 Staff Member, Chinese Embassy Russia, Moscow
1965—1969 Staff Member, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Soviet Union and East European Affairs Department
1964—1965 Student, Foreign Affairs College Beijing Municipality
1959—1964 Student, Sichuan University, Foreign Language Department Sichuan Province

Recent Travel & Appearances

06 Mar 14 Chinese president encourages incentive to push reform #China
16 Feb 13 Was in Beijing Municipality and met with the following:
Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma (Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission)
Chinese state councilor applauds #China-#Africa relations
26 Jan 13 In phone conversation U.S. Secretary of State #Clinton, Dai Bingguo urges progress in #China-#U.S. ties
22 Jan 13 Was in Beijing Municipality and met with the following:
Moo-sung Kim (Special envoy of South Korea's president-elect Park Geun-hye)
#Chinese State Councilor meets #ROK president-elect's envoy
11 Jan 13 Travelled to India, New Delhi and met with the following:
Manmohan Singh (Prime Minister of India)
#Indian PM meets with #Chinese state councilor on bilateral ties
09 Jan 13 Was in Beijing Municipality and met with the following:
Nikolai Patrushev (Russian Security Council secretary)
#China, #Russia pledge closer security cooperation
10 Dec 12 Was in Beijing Municipality
State Councillor Dai Bingguo Gives an Interview to Press Trust of India #China
03 Dec 12 Was in Beijing Municipality and met with the following:
Shiv Shankar Menon (Indian National Security Advisor )
#China, #India agree to maintain peace in border areas
23 Oct 12 Was in Beijing Municipality and met with the following:
Stephen Hadley (Former White House Assistant for National Security Affairs)
Dai Bingguo meets former #U.S. officials
18 Oct 12 Travelled to Cambodia, Phnom Penh and met with the following:
Sen Hun (Prime Minister of Cambodia)
Dai Bingguo meets with prime minister of #Cambodia to further advance ties


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